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Football Announces Five More 2011 Commitments

Football Announces Five More 2011 Commitments

The Greenville College football team is excited to announce the fourth batch of students that will be attending Greenville College in the fall. Including Players from Illinois, Missouri, Indiana and Kentucky.



Mason Akers

Hometown:Bridgeport, IL

High School: Red Hill Salukis

Position: WR

Awards: Senior Athlete Award, Wabash Valley Coaches Association All-Wabash Valley Team

Major: Sports Management

Coach Rode, “Mason is going to have a big impact on this program. He brings a lot of athleticism and playmaking ability to the wide receiver position. His work ethic and character will be exemplified by his enthusiasm on and off the field. He is going to truly be a blessing in this program as a student, leader, and athlete.”




Chris Pugh

Hometown: Carbondale, IL

High School: Carbondale Terriers

Position: OL

Awards: 1st Team All-Conference, Most improved Lineman, Hit Stick Award

Major: Criminal Justice

Coach Schenk, “Chris is another 618 guy that we are excited to have at Greenville. I feel like he is as excited about being here as we are as having him. I know Chris will grow and develop as a man and as a player from being a part of this program! He is another 1st team all-conference OL that we have signed and can’t wait for him to get started in our program!”








Kohl Arnett 

Hometown: Nortonville, KY

High School: Hopkins County Central Storm

Position: DL

Awards: Larry Carney Leadership Award

Major: Special Education

Coach Schomaker, “Kohl’s is terrific young man who will add high academics, character and hustle to the program. Kohl has a great motor on the football field, that along with his tremendous length make him a difficult player for offenses to block. He will be a tremendous addition to the program next year. Kohl’s father also attended Greenville College where he was one of the top athletes during his time here.”








Justin Williams

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

High School: North County Technical Golden Eagles

Position: LB

Awards: 2009 Defensive MVP

Major: Criminal Justice

Coach Gaylord, “We are very excited to have Justin on campus next fall. He hasn’t played in a year so there will be an adjustment period but, we feel like he will progress exponentially. On campus he will be looked upon to show the out of state guys what it is like to live in the Midwest. He will have a great career here and we can’t wait for him to start!”





Jordan Cook

Hometown: Princeton, IN

High School: Mount Carmel (IL) Golden Aces

Position: OL

Major: Special Education

Coach Mingo, “Jordan possesses a very big frame and strength. He will add a lot of size to the offensive line. Jordan has a very positive attitude and will be a guy that embodies a lot of our core principles in the program.”

This story was published on March 31, 2011

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